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Spring Maintenance You Should Do

Posted by Morgan Saylor on 3/30/17 7:00 PM

Spring is one of my favorite times of the year – is it yours? Okay, maybe I can do without the list of chores that rack up! Last week we discussed how to space out those must-do spring-cleaning tasks (like cleaning furniture and organizing your closets, which you can read more about here).

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Topics: Spring, Maintenance, Home Maintenance, spring cleaning

Fridge Coil Cleaning How-To

Posted by Morgan Saylor on 1/25/17 8:00 PM

We know it’s dark and dusty – but don’t be afraid. Those coils are no force to be reckoned with - cleaning your fridge coils every six months to a year helps your appliance cool more efficiently!

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Topics: Maintenance, Cleaning, how-to, appliance, fridge, refridgerator, coil

If a Tree Falls on a Property Line…

Posted by Morgan Saylor on 1/5/17 6:30 PM

If a tree falls on a property line, and there’s no one around to hear it… who’s insurance company pays? According to Ann Cochran with houselogic.com, it depends.

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Topics: Home, Maintenance, Home Maintenance, insurance, trees, home owners insurance

Unclog Your Sink (Without Chemicals)

Posted by Morgan Saylor on 12/28/16 4:31 PM

Whether in showers or in kitchen sinks, clogs happen and they’re usually the most anger-inspiring events of our day.

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Topics: DIY, Maintenance, Home Maintenance, sink, how-to, fix, recipe, clog

7 Things for Fall Prep

Posted by Morgan Saylor on 11/7/16 7:45 PM

Preparing for fall might be a mystery to some new homeowners, but that's okay. Here are a few things you can do to prepare your home for fall and the winter that will inevitably follow!
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Topics: Home, Maintenance, fall, Fall Prep, Home Maintenance, preparedness, prepping

ROI Fall Projects

Posted by Morgan Saylor on 11/3/16 8:30 PM

It’s easy to slack off home improvement projects in the fall and winter. Ramp up your home improvement projects with getting the most ROI – Brie Dyas’s Trulia blog talks about just that. 

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Topics: DIY, Renovate, Maintenance, fall, Home Maintenance, Roofing, Roof, door, reno, roi, season, renovation, exterior, painting, projects, upgrade

Tools of a Homeowner

Posted by Morgan Saylor on 9/29/16 7:30 PM

You may not be the handiest tool in the shed… but as a homeowner, you literally will need some tools in your shed.

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Topics: Home, Homeowners, Maintenance, Home Maintenance, homeownership, tools

Helpful Household Hacks

Posted by Morgan Saylor on 9/14/16 7:30 PM

There are dozens of horribly annoying things that can happen around your house that require special attention – doors that stick, hinges that squeak, and so on. Houselogic’s Elizabeth Lilly has curated a long list of DIY hacks for helping deal with some of these nuisances.

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Topics: Maintenance, Home Maintenance, hacks

Home Maintenance Budgeting

Posted by Morgan Saylor on 8/18/16 7:30 PM

As a new homeowner, you may not be abreast of all you need to know about maintaining your home – least of all how to budget for it.

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Topics: Home, Spring, Summer, Maintenance, fall, Fall Prep, Home Maintenance, Winter, home improvement, budget, budgeting, winterization

Emergency Tips for New Homeowners

Posted by Morgan Saylor on 8/15/16 7:00 PM

Home ownership is a cool new path many are pioneering these days, but it’s sometimes hard to know what you should prepare for, precisely. Here is a list compiled by Yahoo of a few things that will help you be ready to deal with the unexpected!

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Topics: Homeowners, Maintenance, Home Prep, tips, preparedness, homeownership, emergency, prepping, budget, budgeting

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